Delightful Sweet Wines from Bordeaux

Sweet Wines These wonderful wines showed up at my home some weeks ago and it seemed a gift from heaven during these hard times. I love wines made from these three grapes - Semillion, Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadelle, in all of their forms in Bordeaux and these four are such exceptional examples. Sweet Bordeaux is often... Continue Reading →

Vinho Verde Meets Homemade Sushi 

Photo Courtesy of Wines of Portugal.info Vinho Verde is a large DOC in the North of Portugal with nine subregions. They are nine sub-regions in the DOC. Each one is  named after either a river or a town. They are Monção, Melgaço, Lima, Basto, Cávado, Ave, Amarante, Baião, Sousa and Paiva. The weather is cool and... Continue Reading →

Wine Wednesday: Buttonwood Grove Riesling

I first discovered Buttonwood Grove Winery in 2016 during the Society of Wine Educators conference. We traveled to the Finger Lakes the day before conference. At that time I tried their Vidal Blanc, a hybrid that I discovered I really enjoyed. This was a very beautiful winery and clearly a venue for parties and weddings.... Continue Reading →

Explore Campania, May 2nd #ItalianFWT

This weekend the #ItalianFWT blogging group is traveling to Campania. It's going to be a lovely virtual trip. Campania, as I wrote in my invitation post here, is an incredible wine region with a wealth of native grapes to choose from, both whites and reds. There is so much to learn and explore about the... Continue Reading →

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